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Psychiatry Advances Podcast Series

Discover innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and behavioral health sciences on the Psychiatry Advances podcast series.

Psychiatric, psychological, nursing, and rehabilitative professionals will enjoy this podcast from UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, a national leader in the innovative treatment of mental health and addictive disorders.

Meet the Host

Loren Roth, MD, MPH, is a distinguished professor emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former chief medical officer of UPMC, as well as the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Clarifying Subtypes of Depression: From Neural Circuits to Behavior

Neil P. Jones, Ph.D. is an expert on the spectrum of Depressions, including their diverse manifestations and impact on cognitive-behavioral processes, for example accompanying rumination, stress-related anxiety, and anhedonia. This podcast focuses on subtypes of depressions relating to brain pathways.

Released: November 13, 2023


  1. Brain mechanisms of anxiety's effects on cognitive control in major depressive disorder
    Jones, N. P. ; Chase, H. W. ; Fournier, J. C.
    Psychological medicine, 2016, Vol.46 (11), p.2397-2409
  2. Motivational and emotional influences on cognitive control in depression: A pupillometry study
    Jones, Neil P. ; Siegle, Greg J. ; Mandell, Darcy
    Cognitive, affective, & behavioral neuroscience, 2015, Vol.15 (2), p.263-275

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This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered medical or behavioral health advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgments when making recommendations for their patients. Patients in need of medical or behavioral health advice should consult their personal health care provider.